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Old 04/09/2012, 10:41 AM   #1
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Passenger Side Mirror

Is there a right and wrong way to mount the passenger side mirror? Even when turned all the way in (to the left) all I can see is the sidewalk along the right side the car. Any suggestions on how to set up this mirror so I can see what's next to the car? BTW the car came with the passenger side mirror from the factory but it may have been off once years ago for a resto.
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Old 04/09/2012, 10:58 AM   #2
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Try swapping mirrors

I had the same problem with one of my cars. I swapped sides and it cured the problem. I think some of the new mirrors do not have the travel they should have in the ball socket.

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Old 04/10/2012, 04:54 AM   #3
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i HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM ON MY 66 MOUNTED the way it should be and it does not adjust to were i can see in back
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Old 04/10/2012, 11:09 AM   #4
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What is involved in changing the mirrors? Do I have to remove the interior door panel?
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Old 04/10/2012, 12:30 PM   #5
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If its not a remote mirror you don't need to remove the inner door panel, it should just be 2 screws mounting it to the top of the door.

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Old 04/10/2012, 02:02 PM   #6
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I made some measurements from when I installed the Nutserts on my passenger side door.

Here is the link.

Non-deluxe mirror as shown.

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